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Wednesday, October 21, 2015


Quick update on the truck. Since we drive over 70 miles, Ford is recommending a complete engine replacement. Apparently the lack of lubrication in regular fuel could have done internal damage that would be extremely difficult to diagnose. This brings the repair cost up to $12k. We find out Monday is the adjuster will approve the new engine. If not we have to decide whether to pay the difference ourselves. Thanks for thinking of us. We are indeed doing ok and getting through it, but it's amazing how quickly life and priorities can change.

Regarding TP, we use Northern 2 Ply. Same as at home the few months/year we're there. It doesn't pass the quick dissolve test, but so what. I always make sure the Black tank is fairly full either many days worth or if not run the flusher for a minute or two before dumping. No problems and frequent flush and fills keep the legacy tank sensors working reasonably well.

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